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One of the women farmer Christiana Ibrahim, standing by her firewood stall.

SPECIAL REPORT: Abuja communities where women farmers are unbanked

Many low-income farmers in rural Abuja communities speak of their non-use of financial institutions.

Pupils sitting on the floor in one of the schools

Inside the broken schools in Nasarawa where pupils sit on floor to learn

An estimated N18 billion has been allocated to education in Nasarawa State in the last 14 years, but some schools have little to show for this huge amount.

Special Report: How personnel shortage, ‘internal brain drain’ threaten primary healthcare in Niger

An investigation by PREMIUM TIMES shows how primary healthcare centres in Niger State are gradually losing their usefulness due to the dearth of personnel and abandonment.

Some of the children that are not in school and dindt follow their parents to farm.

Non-implementation of Buhari’s programme in Abuja keeps thousands of children out of school

In Abuja, about 13 per cent of children who are of school age are out of school.

Sa'idu Ali, Vegetable seller, Tradermoni beneficiary at Yan Tipper market in Dutse, Jigawa State.

SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s Tradermoni, CCT, could ‘ve raised financial inclusion

The CCT involves the payment of N5,000 monthly, paid bi-monthly, to the poorest Nigerians, mostly in rural communities.

5. Wheat farm in Wurno

How Buhari’s ABP programme improved financial inclusion among rural, illiterate farmers

The investigation shows that literacy, economic empowerment among the local population in the north would help deliver greater impacts in terms of financial inclusion.

Marakisia, Amara and Sadia hawking their wares in Hausawa Village.

As Nigeria marks another Children’s Day, millions of out-of-school kids still roam streets

Nigeria has an estimated 13.2 million out-of-school children, the highest in the world.

A tired "Baba" heading home after work on the farm.

SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the world of Nigeria’s financially excluded farmers

Many farmers across Nigeria are unbanked. They share their stories in this special report.

One of the dilapidated classrooms

Despite years of funding, Nasarawa schools still in poor shape (1)

An estimated N18 billion has gone into the sector since 2005, but students still sit on the floor to learn in many schools.

Mr Okoli checking one of the trees

SPECIAL REPORT: How Nigerian farmers grow apples locally amidst ‘harsh’ weather

Nigeria spent about $29.7 million to import apples in 2018, to rank 47th largest importer in the world.

Representative of Lagos State Governor and Commissioner for Works & Infrastructure, Engr. Ade Akinsanya (right); Special Adviser to the Governor, Finance and Audit Control, Mr. Adeniyi Popoola (2nd left); Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Engr. Ajibade Caster Bade-Adebowale (2nd right) during the unveiling of the plaque to commission the Bisola Durosinmi-Etti/Hakeem Dickson Road in Lekki, at the weekend

Ambode commissions Lagos road named after convicted fugitive

Mr Dickson was convicted of credit card fraud in the U.S. in 1992

Abuja Municipal Area Council

ANALYSIS: How Nigerian state governments ‘pocketed’ N15.5 trillion LGA allocations in 12 years

In Nigeria, federal allocations to the local governments are just additional revenue for the state governments who determine how to redistribute such funds.

Mr Isa Ardo

Jigawa Land Grabbing: Protesting farmers lament arrest, treatment by govt

The Jigawa State Government has allocated 12,000 hectares of the farmlands to a Chinese firm.

Fish sellers without fish to sell

INVESTIGATION: How Buhari administration awarded Ogoni cleanup contracts to unqualified firms

Firms registered to deal in palm oil production, car sales and other non-cleanup related tasks were given Ogoni cleanup contracts.

Momoh Usman

Three Nigerian police officers, civilian missing eight months after INTERPOL assignment

The men, who went to Gabon to recover a stolen vehicle, are yet to return, eight months after.

Pregnant woman used to illustrate the story.

Preeclampsia: A pregnant woman’s nightmare

Medical doctors say early presentation is vital for successful case management of the killer disease

Nigeria Football Federation Glass House

‘Above The Law’: How Nigeria Football Federation exploits ‘borderline’ status to mismanage funds

The EFCC said it uncovered multi-million-dollar fraud in the finances of the NFF upon investigation and has charged some of the officials to court.

Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (Photo Credit: DailyPost)

EXCLUSIVE: Attorney General Malami moves to ‘frustrate’ NBC DG’s N2.5 billion corruption trial

Anti-graft detectives are resisting suspected high-wired politics that threatens another corruption case involving a senior Buhari administration official.

LASU VC, Olanrewaju Fagbohun

How LASU pro-chancellor, VC diverted N198 million staff pension to buy luxury vehicles

The LASU management distributed the vehicles, bought from pension funds of the general staff, to senior officials.

Sex workers used to illustrate the story. {PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria]

PrEP: HIV ‘prevention’ drug many Nigerians need, don’t know about and can’t afford

The medication, which prevents infection from HIV is not readily available in many healthcare facilities.

FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello

How FCT minister, agencies, ‘frustrated’ installation of world’s biggest billboard in Abuja

The shoddy handling of the approval for the construction of the billboard by Abuja city officials has cost a company at least N800 million.

Ahmed Idris

SPECIAL REPORT: Audit reports indict Nigeria’s Surveyor-General of multi-billion naira contract frauds, theft

Contractors were paid hundreds of millions without doing any work and purchased vehicles were stolen, the auditor-general stated in its reports.

Abandoned building, Methodist School, Ewu-tuntun, Oshodi

SPECIAL REPORT: Lagos ramshackle school where hoodlums defecate in classrooms

About 66 years after it was established, Methodist Primary School, Ewu Tuntun, has received little or no attention from the government.

Map of AFrica

Global Fund for Health: How seven African countries squandered millions of foreign aid

An audit report last year revealed how aid money disappeared in the hands of corrupt officials

Kaduna local barbers shaving their customers

SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the unsafe haircutting practices in Nigeria (2)

Despite the prevalence of these practices in some parts of Nigeria, experts highlight the risks.